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Correlations with: Knowledge claims:contextualism

N = 931 (target faculty). Cut-off = +/-0.05

n < 10 omitted. Some redundant or trivial correlations are not shown.

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Main Survey questions

Answer Corrrelation coefficient
Abstract objects:nominalism0.209
Platonism nominalism
contextualism
32.4%(118/364)
57.4%(209/364)
not contextualism
55.8%(182/326)
36.8%(120/326)
Response pairs: 776   p-value: < 0.001
Zombies:inconceivable0.165
inconceivable not inconceivable
contextualism
22.8%(76/333)
65.4%(218/333)
not contextualism
10.8%(34/312)
77.5%(242/312)
Response pairs: 728   p-value: < 0.001
Science:scientific anti-realism0.157
scientific realism scientific anti-realism
contextualism
73.4%(269/366)
18.3%(67/366)
not contextualism
85.4%(283/331)
11.7%(39/331)
Response pairs: 784   p-value: < 0.001
Meta-ethics:moral anti-realism0.15
moral realism moral anti-realism
contextualism
51.8%(186/359)
40.3%(145/359)
not contextualism
68.1%(223/327)
27.2%(89/327)
Response pairs: 775   p-value: < 0.001
Knowledge:empiricism0.134
rationalism empiricism
contextualism
27.4%(102/371)
51.2%(190/371)
not contextualism
44.6%(149/334)
36.2%(121/334)
Response pairs: 795   p-value: < 0.001
Metaphilosophy:naturalism0.122
naturalism non-naturalism
contextualism
63%(218/346)
21.9%(76/346)
not contextualism
49.5%(156/315)
38%(120/315)
Response pairs: 744   p-value: < 0.001
not Laws of nature:non-Humean0.122
non-Humean Humean
contextualism
56%(195/348)
34.4%(120/348)
not contextualism
69.7%(221/317)
22.3%(71/317)
Response pairs: 749   p-value: < 0.001
Truth:epistemic0.119
epistemic not epistemic
contextualism
9.7%(34/347)
84.7%(294/347)
not contextualism
6.5%(21/322)
89.7%(289/322)
Response pairs: 755   p-value: 0.001
not Truth:correspondence0.119
correspondence not correspondence
contextualism
49.5%(172/347)
44.9%(156/347)
not contextualism
61.8%(199/322)
34.4%(111/322)
Response pairs: 755   p-value: 0.001
Truth:deflationary0.112
deflationary not deflationary
contextualism
31.4%(109/347)
63.1%(219/347)
not contextualism
22%(71/322)
74.2%(239/322)
Response pairs: 755   p-value: 0.002
not Moral judgment:cognitivism0.105
cognitivism non-cognitivism
contextualism
66.5%(239/359)
24.7%(89/359)
not contextualism
78.8%(253/321)
14.9%(48/321)
Response pairs: 763   p-value: 0.003
not Normative ethics:deontology0.094
deontology not deontology
contextualism
26.8%(87/324)
61.1%(198/324)
not contextualism
36%(105/291)
49.1%(143/291)
Response pairs: 701   p-value: 0.012
Free will:compatibilism0.093
compatibilism not compatibilism
contextualism
69.2%(250/361)
24%(87/361)
not contextualism
57.2%(189/330)
33.9%(112/330)
Response pairs: 778   p-value: 0.009
Logic:non-classical0.091
non-classical classical
contextualism
28.3%(92/324)
60.1%(195/324)
not contextualism
19.9%(61/306)
68.3%(209/306)
Response pairs: 710   p-value: 0.015
not Personal identity:further-fact view0.089
further-fact view not further-fact view
contextualism
9.4%(31/329)
72%(237/329)
not contextualism
19.6%(60/305)
63.6%(194/305)
Response pairs: 711   p-value: 0.017
not Zombies:metaphysically possible0.086
metaphysically possible not metaphysically possible
contextualism
23.1%(77/333)
65.1%(217/333)
not contextualism
32%(100/312)
56.4%(176/312)
Response pairs: 728   p-value: 0.02
not Free will:libertarianism0.086
libertarianism not libertarianism
contextualism
11%(40/361)
82.2%(297/361)
not contextualism
17.8%(59/330)
73.3%(242/330)
Response pairs: 778   p-value: 0.016
Time:B-theory0.085
A-theory B-theory
contextualism
27.5%(63/229)
50.2%(115/229)
not contextualism
37%(87/235)
42.5%(100/235)
Response pairs: 523   p-value: 0.052
Mental content:internalism0.08
internalism externalism
contextualism
25.7%(90/350)
60%(210/350)
not contextualism
26.7%(86/322)
63.6%(205/322)
Response pairs: 756   p-value: 0.027
not Free will:no free will0.08
no free will free will
contextualism
9.9%(36/361)
83.3%(301/361)
not contextualism
14.2%(47/330)
76.9%(254/330)
Response pairs: 778   p-value: 0.025
A priori knowledge:no0.078
no yes
contextualism
22.7%(84/369)
69.9%(258/369)
not contextualism
17.1%(57/333)
77.7%(259/333)
Response pairs: 792   p-value: 0.028
Perceptual experience:sense-datum theory0.075
sense-datum theory not sense-datum theory
contextualism
4.3%(13/296)
82%(243/296)
not contextualism
3.8%(11/283)
84.4%(239/283)
Response pairs: 650   p-value: 0.055
Newcomb's problem:one box0.074
two boxes one box
contextualism
40%(109/272)
36%(98/272)
not contextualism
49.6%(128/258)
30.2%(78/258)
Response pairs: 594   p-value: 0.071
Moral motivation:internalism0.065
internalism externalism
contextualism
46.9%(152/324)
37.3%(121/324)
not contextualism
41.3%(117/283)
42.4%(120/283)
Response pairs: 680   p-value: 0.09
Personal identity:psychological view0.061
psychological view not psychological view
contextualism
43.4%(143/329)
37.9%(125/329)
not contextualism
37%(113/305)
46.2%(141/305)
Response pairs: 711   p-value: 0.104
Normative ethics:virtue ethics0.059
virtue ethics not virtue ethics
contextualism
24.3%(79/324)
63.5%(206/324)
not contextualism
18.9%(55/291)
66.3%(193/291)
Response pairs: 701   p-value: 0.118
Analytic-synthetic distinction:no0.056
yes no
contextualism
62.1%(230/370)
31.3%(116/370)
not contextualism
70.2%(234/333)
26.4%(88/333)
Response pairs: 793   p-value: 0.115
Politics:communitarianism0.054
communitarianism not communitarianism
contextualism
20.7%(66/318)
65.7%(209/318)
not contextualism
17.1%(46/268)
66%(177/268)
Response pairs: 655   p-value: 0.167
Aesthetic value:subjective0.053
objective subjective
contextualism
42.3%(155/366)
43.1%(158/366)
not contextualism
53%(172/324)
36.1%(117/324)
Response pairs: 776   p-value: 0.14

Philosophical orientation

Answer Corrrelation coefficient
not AOS:Epistemology0.166
Epistemology not Epistemology
contextualism
12.6%(47/373)
87.3%(326/373)
not contextualism
27.7%(93/335)
72.2%(242/335)
Response pairs: 800   p-value: < 0.001
xian:Marx0.151
Marx not Marx
contextualism
3.2%(12/373)
96.7%(361/373)
not contextualism
~0.2%(~1/335)
~99.7%(~334/335)
Response pairs: 800   p-value: < 0.001
tradition:continental0.13
continental analytic
contextualism
6.1%(23/373)
85.7%(320/373)
not contextualism
1.4%(5/335)
91.6%(307/335)
Response pairs: 800   p-value: < 0.001
xian:Hegel0.128
Hegel not Hegel
contextualism
3.4%(13/373)
96.5%(360/373)
not contextualism
~0.2%(~1/335)
~99.7%(~334/335)
Response pairs: 800   p-value: < 0.001
AOS:19th Century Philosophy0.125
19th Century Philosophy not 19th Century Philosophy
contextualism
6.4%(24/373)
93.5%(349/373)
not contextualism
2%(7/335)
97.9%(328/335)
Response pairs: 800   p-value: < 0.001
not AOS:Metaphysics0.119
Metaphysics not Metaphysics
contextualism
21.7%(81/373)
78.2%(292/373)
not contextualism
32.5%(109/335)
67.4%(226/335)
Response pairs: 800   p-value: < 0.001
AOS:Applied Ethics0.107
Applied Ethics not Applied Ethics
contextualism
6.1%(23/373)
93.8%(350/373)
not contextualism
1.7%(6/335)
98.2%(329/335)
Response pairs: 800   p-value: 0.002
AOS:Philosophy of Cognitive Science0.1
Philosophy of Cognitive Science not Philosophy of Cognitive Science
contextualism
8.8%(33/373)
91.1%(340/373)
not contextualism
3.8%(13/335)
96.1%(322/335)
Response pairs: 800   p-value: 0.004
AOS:Continental Philosophy0.098
Continental Philosophy not Continental Philosophy
contextualism
4%(15/373)
95.9%(358/373)
not contextualism
1.4%(5/335)
98.5%(330/335)
Response pairs: 800   p-value: 0.005
not AOS:Philosophy of Language0.094
Philosophy of Language not Philosophy of Language
contextualism
16.6%(62/373)
83.3%(311/373)
not contextualism
24.4%(82/335)
75.5%(253/335)
Response pairs: 800   p-value: 0.007
not xian:Moore0.092
Moore not Moore
contextualism
1%(4/373)
98.9%(369/373)
not contextualism
4.7%(16/335)
95.2%(319/335)
Response pairs: 800   p-value: 0.009
AOS:Social and Political Philosophy0.086
Social and Political Philosophy not Social and Political Philosophy
contextualism
13.1%(49/373)
86.8%(324/373)
not contextualism
7.4%(25/335)
92.5%(310/335)
Response pairs: 800   p-value: 0.014
xian:Nietzsche0.084
Nietzsche not Nietzsche
contextualism
2.9%(11/373)
97%(362/373)
not contextualism
0.8%(3/335)
99.1%(332/335)
Response pairs: 800   p-value: 0.017
not xian:Russell0.083
Russell not Russell
contextualism
5.8%(22/373)
94.1%(351/373)
not contextualism
9.2%(31/335)
90.7%(304/335)
Response pairs: 800   p-value: 0.018
xian:Heidegger0.082
Heidegger not Heidegger
contextualism
1.8%(7/373)
98.1%(366/373)
not contextualism
~0.2%(~1/335)
~99.7%(~334/335)
Response pairs: 800   p-value: 0.02
xian:Kant0.081
Kant not Kant
contextualism
15%(56/373)
84.9%(317/373)
not contextualism
8.6%(29/335)
91.3%(306/335)
Response pairs: 800   p-value: 0.021
not AOS:Philosophy of Mind0.078
Philosophy of Mind not Philosophy of Mind
contextualism
18.2%(68/373)
81.7%(305/373)
not contextualism
26.2%(88/335)
73.7%(247/335)
Response pairs: 800   p-value: 0.027
AOS:Aesthetics0.074
Aesthetics not Aesthetics
contextualism
5.3%(20/373)
94.6%(353/373)
not contextualism
2.3%(8/335)
97.6%(327/335)
Response pairs: 800   p-value: 0.036
not xian:Descartes0.07
Descartes not Descartes
contextualism
1.6%(6/373)
98.3%(367/373)
not contextualism
3.5%(12/335)
96.4%(323/335)
Response pairs: 800   p-value: 0.047
xian:Aristotle0.067
Aristotle not Aristotle
contextualism
14.4%(54/373)
85.5%(319/373)
not contextualism
10.4%(35/335)
89.5%(300/335)
Response pairs: 800   p-value: 0.058
xian:Mill0.066
Mill not Mill
contextualism
6.7%(25/373)
93.2%(348/373)
not contextualism
3.5%(12/335)
96.4%(323/335)
Response pairs: 800   p-value: 0.062
not xian:Leibniz0.063
Leibniz not Leibniz
contextualism
0.8%(3/373)
99.1%(370/373)
not contextualism
2.9%(10/335)
97%(325/335)
Response pairs: 800   p-value: 0.074
AOS:Normative Ethics0.055
Normative Ethics not Normative Ethics
contextualism
16.6%(62/373)
83.3%(311/373)
not contextualism
12.2%(41/335)
87.7%(294/335)
Response pairs: 800   p-value: 0.12
not xian:Frege0.055
Frege not Frege
contextualism
6.7%(25/373)
93.2%(348/373)
not contextualism
9.2%(31/335)
90.7%(304/335)
Response pairs: 800   p-value: 0.12

Background questions

Answer Corrrelation coefficient
not affil:region:United Kingdom0.116
United Kingdom not United Kingdom
contextualism
15.5%(58/373)
84.4%(315/373)
not contextualism
25.3%(85/335)
74.6%(250/335)
Response pairs: 800   p-value: 0.001
year_of_birth-0.096
year_of_birth ≥ median year_of_birth < median
contextualism
46.1%(162/351)
53.8%(189/351)
not contextualism
55.3%(175/316)
44.6%(141/316)
Response pairs: 750   p-value: 0.008
gender:female0.088
female male
contextualism
22.6%(81/357)
77.3%(276/357)
not contextualism
14%(44/313)
85.9%(269/313)
Response pairs: 756   p-value: 0.015
year_of_phd-0.085
year_of_phd ≥ median year_of_phd < median
contextualism
47.8%(143/299)
52.1%(156/299)
not contextualism
53.2%(139/261)
46.7%(122/261)
Response pairs: 627   p-value: 0.033
not phd_region:United Kingdom0.075
United Kingdom not United Kingdom
contextualism
12.3%(46/373)
87.6%(327/373)
not contextualism
15.2%(51/335)
84.7%(284/335)
Response pairs: 800   p-value: 0.033
affil:region:United States0.067
United States not United States
contextualism
62.4%(233/373)
37.5%(140/373)
not contextualism
57.6%(193/335)
42.3%(142/335)
Response pairs: 800   p-value: 0.058
nationality_region:United States0.064
United States not United States
contextualism
51.4%(192/373)
48.5%(181/373)
not contextualism
47.4%(159/335)
52.5%(176/335)
Response pairs: 800   p-value: 0.07
not nationality_region:United Kingdom0.058
United Kingdom not United Kingdom
contextualism
14.4%(54/373)
85.5%(319/373)
not contextualism
17.9%(60/335)
82%(275/335)
Response pairs: 800   p-value: 0.101
phd_region:United States0.054
United States not United States
contextualism
54.6%(204/373)
45.3%(169/373)
not contextualism
52.2%(175/335)
47.7%(160/335)
Response pairs: 800   p-value: 0.126
phd_region:Canada0.052
Canada not Canada
contextualism
3.4%(13/373)
96.5%(360/373)
not contextualism
1.4%(5/335)
98.5%(330/335)
Response pairs: 800   p-value: 0.141